Today Only | Save $20. Get the code »

alibris logo

The Heiress ()

directed by William Wyler
featuring Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Vanessa Brown

Henry James based his 1881 novella Washington Square on a real-life incident, wherein a young actor of his acquaintance married an unattractive but very wealthy young woman for the express purpose of living the rest of his life in luxury. Washington Square was turned into a stage play in 1946 by Ruth and Augustus Goetz; this, in turn was adapted for the movies under the title The Heiress. Olivia DeHavilland won an Academy Award (her second) for her portrayal of Catherine Sloper, the plain-Jane daughter of wealthy widower ...

Awards
Show All Awards Show Fewer Awards

loading
  • Movie Details
  • Seller
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency